Senior News: Sponsored by Bigfork Drug


Published by Bigfork Area Senior Citizens Assn, 639 commerce St., PO Box 2272, Bigfork, MT 59911, 406-837-4157, Community Center Coordinator: Roseanne (Rocky) Feckete, seniorcenterbigfork@gmail.com

Upcoming Events An afternoon of card playing -- The center is available to use for your time together or meetings. Check with the site manager for openings in the schedule for use of the building. Internet access suspended -- Please note: internet access at the center will not be available until June 1 due to new installation of cable service.

Meals on Wheels program with deliveries to home available to seniors who are homebound. Call for information 837-4157.

Musicians wanted – More musicians who love to make music and enjoy singing. Purely, just for fun. Do you have an instrument hidden in a closet waiting to be played once again? Contact Dee Armstrong (703-309-4626), Jolynn Yenne (756-8992), or Rocky (837-4157).

Caregivers Support Group -- 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, – “Caring for aging pets.” Do you have plans for your pets when you are hospitalized? When your mobility is limited? When they are ill? Public invited - no charge

Care Givers Support Group open to the public. Meets first Wednesday each month at 1 p.m. Center dining room. Call JoLynne 756-8992 for more information.

A knitting group is continuing to meet Monday mornings at 10 a.m. continuing through 2 p.m. Anyone interested is invited to join in the group. Knitting lessons are available and beginners, experienced, and other fiber crafts are also encouraged to attend. For information or questions please contact Robin Sticka at 837-2294 or email robinsticka@gmail.com or simply show up, introduce yourself – all are welcome – you need not be a “senior” to participate.

Thanks to Dee Armstrong for her Irish Sing Along on March 16 celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with her guitar playing and Irish songs. The dining room was festive with lots of green, even green jello and a lovely tossed salad from the “THREADS” group. Thank you Dee and Threads.

NOTE: Qi Gong and Tai Chi moved to the First Baptist Church, lower level, fellowship room. 6933 Mt. Highway 35 (North of Bigfork) – for information Call instructor Adele Zimmerman, 755-4905. Time: 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesdays. Sponsored by: Bigfork Association of Senior Citizens.

LUNCH MENUS Lunch reservations Bigfork 837-4157 MONDAYS May 7 -- BBQ Riblet, Au Gratin Potatoes Veggies, Hawaiian Roll, Dessert May 14 -- Chicken Fried Steak, Country Gravy Whipped Potatoes, Veggies, Dessert May 21 -- Sloppy Joes, Sweet Potato Wedges Veggies, Dessert May 28 -- MEMORIAL DAY WEDNESDAYS 9 -- Hamburger Stew, Pickled Beets, Buttermilk Biscuit, Dessert 16 -- Taco Salad W/Lettuce, Tomato, Onions, Cheese, Sour Cream, Taco Meat And Sauce, Chocolate Chip Muffin 23 -- Spaghetti W/ Meatballs, Green Beans, Parmesan Cheese Garlic Toast, Dessert 30 -- Veal Cutlet Gravy/Hashbrowns, Veggies, Butterflake Roll, Dessert FRIDAYS 11 -- Pork Cutlet, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Veggies, Dinner Roll, Dessert 18 -- Beef Dijonaise Over Rice, Vegetables, Butter Flaked Roll, Dessert 25 -- Hot Pork Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Vegetables, Dessert Reservations/Cancellations Lakeside 605 877-2425 Bigfork 837-4157 (All meals served with a choice of beverages, roll, and dessert.) ------------------- FVCC Senior Institute registration WHEN: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., M through F WHERE: Blake Hall, 777 Grandview Dr. DETAILS: Designed for seniors 65 and older, the program promotes lifelong learning and allows seniors to learn new information, develop and enhance skills, connect with other seniors and stay active during the winter months. Classes fill on a first-come, first-served basis. OTHER OPTIONS: Call 756-3813 or visit www.fvcc.edu/seniorinstitute to obtain mail-in registration forms with course descriptions and enrollment fees. CONTACT: 406-756-3822 We thank all of you who participate in and support our senior citizen’s association and community center. The only reason for our existence is the possibility of making a positive contribution to the well being and comfort of our senior citizens.


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